How To Easily Turn Your Home Into A Haven

Is your home more 'zoo' than 'zen'? Turn your home into a haven with these 10 simple steps

Life gets stressful, and you need somewhere you can feel fully relaxed — a shelter from the storms of work and the outside world. That’s what your home is supposed to be but, often, you walk through your door and are confronted by even more work. Piles of laundry, a sink full of dirty dishes, toys strewn around the room… Ugh. Your home is starting to feel more ‘zoo’ than ‘zen’. Onwards! -> Onwards! ->

These Decluttering Questions Will Make You Clear The Clutter Right Now

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Sometimes it feels that things have gotten so out of hand that there’s nothing for it but to burn down the house and start again from scratch. (Anyone else ever felt like this?) Decluttering can be difficult, particularly when you don’t even know where to start. Stuff is screaming at you from every surface and you feel that if you could just see your table top again, life would be a little easier.You’re sick of losing things, and falling over things, and generally feeling like the clutter is getting out of control, but you’re struggling to actually let go of … Onwards! ->

How To Speed Clean Your House For Unexpected Guests

If you’re the type of person who likes to drop by someone’s house unannounced, you’ve only yourself to blame if you walk into a war zone and your host isn’t 100% focused. Giving someone as much notice as possible is not only common courtesy, but it saves the person from feeling the need to speed clean.To the rest of us who know these people, this post is for you. Onwards! -> Onwards! ->

Nix The Nigglers: Taking Care of Trifling Tasks

Tackle those small, trifling tasks and nix the nigglers once and for all

I’d be willing to bet that there are at least 10 things in your life right now that bug the living snot out of you. And not just that, but 10 reasonably minor, easily fixable things. Like that blinking light in your bathroom. Or the dead batteries in your doorbell. (I’m sharing my own silly examples below.) They may not be priorities, but now’s the time to tackle them. Onwards! -> Onwards! ->

Paper Clutter: How To Get Rid Of It For Good

Great advice on dealing with paper clutter

I know from all the comments I get that paper clutter is a big problem for a lot of you so, seeing as I’ve just completed the ‘paper’ category of the KonMari Method (watch the video here: The KonMari Method — Papers), I thought I’d share some of my tips on eliminating paper clutter once and for all. Onwards! ->

10 Ways to Declutter Your Home [+ FREE Checklist]

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Clutter got you feeling claustrophobic? At my worst, I used to have to beat a path from the bedroom door to my bed, where I’d then sleep on a pile of clothes or cooped up in a corner away from the books and papers strewn across the sheets. When your life’s like that, it’s hard to feel you can make any progress. But I persevered and, slowly but surely, I regained some floor space and, now, the only thing I share my bed with is my husband. So let’s look at 10 ways you can declutter your home in just a few … Onwards! ->

My KonMari Journey — ‘Komono’ — Linen Closet

After taking such a long break from the KonMari Method, there were 3 areas I knew I wanted to tackle next: the linen closet, the garage (actually just a space under the outside steps), and my daughter’s toys. (If you want to hear why I took a break, watch my YouTube video here, and I also took the time to re-asses and re-evaluate the Method by looking at the pros and cons as I’ve experienced them and deciding what I wanted to do differently going forward, which you can watch here.) The linen closet was BY FAR the least disastrous … Onwards! ->

A Quick & Easy Daily Kitchen Cleaning Routine

{ Welcome to my  “Clean Up After Yourself” course — the place where I share cleaning tips and tricks, from the very basic steps beginners can take, to the more complex cleaning hacks any home-making veteran can put into place. } Part 1 focuses on the heart of many homes: the kitchen. So today, I’m talking about a great daily routine for keeping your kitchen clean. The process will only take a few minutes from start to finish, and will also save you money by reducing food waste. Win-win. And let’s face it, it’s hard to summon up the enthusiasm to … Onwards! ->